(1) Betting shall not commence for the race day until the tote manager has
demonstrated to the satisfaction of the parimutuel manager that the mutuel
system is operating properly.
parimutuel manager shall not allow the opening of the day's betting if:
connected issuing machine fails to issue legible tickets, properly record on
the tote the issuance of a ticket, function in any way which would materially
interfere with the proper calculation of a pool or the proper supervision of
the operation of the mutuel system.
part of the machinery in the automated mutuel system malfunctions so as to
materially interfere with the proper calculation of a pool or the proper
supervision of the operation of the mutuel system.
issuing machine bears a ticket code, identical to any previous day of the race
meet, or has tickets that bear serial numbers inclusive of any used during a
previous day of the race meeting.
parimutuel manager has failed to draw a test ticket from every machine prior to
the first race of the race day.
new rolls of tickets are to be inserted during the course of the race day, the
tote manager shall inform the parimutuel manager.
the parimutuel manager refuses to authorize the opening of wagering, the
parimutuel manager shall explicitly explain to the stewards the reason for the
refusal. When the defects in the mutuel
system are remedied and its adequacy demonstrated, the parimutuel manager shall
authorize the opening of wagering.
faulty operation of the totalizator or infield board shall be explained in
detail in a written report by the tote manager and a copy of said report given
to the parimutuel manager.
random testing program shall be performed on a computerized system to verify
that all functions of the system are working properly. This shall be done prior to the opening of
each race day by the parimutuel manager.